Map Ta Phut Plant 1 or MTP 1 (Headquarters)
Map Ta Phut Plant 1 is located at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate in Rayong Province. It includes two PVC plants (emulsion and suspension resins), one Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) plant, one Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) plant, and one Chlor-Alkali (CA) plant. The MTP 1’s production facilities are fully integrated plant from CA to PVC and rely as much as possible on locally- purchased raw materials and utilities including ethylene from PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited and salt from Pimai Salt Company Limited (PSC). The company also holds a minority shareholding in PSC.
In addition to chlorine, which is utilized in downstream production processes, the Chlor-Alkali plant produces significant quantities of Caustic Soda as well as Hydrogen and Sodium Hypochlorite. These products are sold in the domestic market. The Company’s facilities are also equipped to import EDC and VCM as the need arises.
In the same area, the manufactures and sells Bio-Based Epichlorohydrin, a chemical substance mainly used in the Epoxy Resin production. The main raw materials of this process are Glycerin, Hydrochloric Acid and Caustic Soda. The Glycerin is procured from domestic suppliers and import, Hydrochloric Acid and Caustic Soda are procured from VC and CA unit of MTP 1.